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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Robbery. Also: The act of damaging.

Usage examples (32)
  • Shredding of important legal documents is a kind of spoliation that can have an effect on court cases.
  • This kind of spoliation is called privilege or monopoly.
  • This kind of spoliation, and popular enlightenment, are always in an inverse ratio to one another, for it is in the nature of abuses to go as far as possible.
  • "spoliation," and "robbery," and to have protected not only the "powers that be," but the great majority of the Canadian people, from the shafts of his harsh imputations. for more
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